CALENDAR OF EVENTS
May 2018

2-4  International Trade Show  SIAL Canada North American Food Marketplace at the Palais des Congres de Montreal in Montreal, Quebec
Info: www.sialcanada.com

5-9  Retailing  Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC) 95th Annual Convention at the JW Marriott Hill Country in San Antonio, TX
Info: www.wafc.com and 562-497-1012

7-9 Category Management  Annual Category Management Conference at Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, TN
Info: www.catman.global/events/annual-conference

16-18  International Trade Show  SIAL China at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) in Shanghai, China
Info: www.sialchina.com

22-24 Snack Foods  Sweets & Snacks Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL
Info: www.sweetsandsnacks.com

29-30 Private Label  PLMA's 2018 "World of Private Label" International Trade Show at the RAI Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Info: www.plmainternational.com


June 2018

4-7  Supply Chain  GS1 Connect 2018 at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, AZ
Info: www.gs1us.org

10-12  Retailing  International Dairy Deli Bakery Association Annual Convention at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in in New Orleans
Info: www.iddba.org

12-14  Customer Engagement  Interactive Customer Experience (ICX) Summit at the Omni Frisco Hotel in Fricso (Dallas), TX
Info: www.icxsummit.com

13-15 Shopper Marketing Shopper Insights & Activation at the Westin Chicago River North in Chicago, IL
Info: www.knect365.com

18-22  Candy  Retail Confectioners International (RCI) Annual Convention and Industry Exposition at the Hilton Downtown and Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, OH
Info: www.retailconfectioners.org

19-21  Retailing  Future Stores Show at the Sheraton in Seattle, WA
Info: www.futurestores.wbresearch.com

21-25  General Merchandise  GMDC General Merchandise Conference at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes in Orlando, FL
Info: www.gmdc.org/conferences

30-July 2  Fancy Food  National Association for the Specialty Food Trade (NASFT) 64th Summer International Fancy Food and Confection Show at the Javits Center in New York City
Info: www.specialtyfood.com and 212-482-6440


July 2018

16-17  Digital  Digital Food & Beverage Show in Chicago, IL
info: https://foodandbeverage.wbresearch.com


August 2018

16-19  Retailing  Grocery Manufacturer's Association (GMA) Leadership Forum at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO
Info www.gmaonline.org

25-27  Pharmacy  NACDS (National Association of Chain Drug Stores) Total Store Expo at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO
info: www.nacds.org


September 2018

12-14  E-Commerce  NRF's Shop.org annual e-commerce conference at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, NV
Info: www.shop.org

13-16  International Health Foods Conference & Trade Show  CHFA (Canadian Health Foods Association) East at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, Toronto, ON
Info: www.chfa.ca


October 2018

2-4  Shopper Marketing The Path to Purchase Conference & Expo (formerly the Shopper Marketing Conference & Expo) at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN
Info: wwwPath2PurchaseExpo.com and (773) 992-4450

7-10  Convenience  National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center
Info: www.nacsonline.com and 703-684-3600

21-25  International Trade Show  SIAL Paris at the Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte-France
Info: www.sialparis.com

23-24  International Food Show  Grocery Innovations Canada at the Toronto Congress Centre, North Building, in Toronto, ON
Info: www.cfig.ca

28-31  Shopper Marketing &Technology  Grocery Shop, the new event for CPG Brands and Retailers, at the Aria in Las Vegas, NV
Info: www.grocery-shop.com

November 2018

11-13 Private Brands Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) Private Label Trade Show at the Rosemont Convention Center in Chicago
Info: www.plmaregistration.com or 212-972-3131

14   Loyalty-Engagement-Analytics-Digital Applications  CPGmatters & the Shopper Technology Institute's Fall Virtual LEAD Marketing Conference - the 14th Edition
Info: www.LEADMarketingConference.com and 216-534-9933

January 2019

13-15  Retailing  The NRF BIG Show Expo at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, NY
Info: https://nrf.com

13-15  Fancy Food National Association for the Specialty Food Trade (NASFT) Winter International Fancy Food Show at the Moscone Center in San Francisco
Info: www.specialtyfood.com and 212-482-6440

16-17  Private Label  MARCA 2019 Private Label Conference and Exhibition at the Bologna FIera in Bologna, Italy
Info: www.marca.bolognafiere.it

25-28  Retailing  The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Midwinter Executive Conference at the National Doral in Miami, FL
Info: www.fmi.org

27-30  Candy  ISM International Fair, The Future & Heart of Sweets & Snacks, at the Cologne Exhibition Centre in Germany
Info: www.ism-cologne.de  

February 2019

21-24  International Health Foods Conference & Trade Show  CHFA (Canadian Health Foods Association) West at the Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, in Vancouver, BC
Info: www.chfa.ca

23-26 Frozen Food  American Frozen Food Institute's AFFI-CON in San Diego
Info: www.affi.com

24-27  Retailing  The National Grocers Association (NGA) Show at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA
Info: www.nationalgrocers.org

25-27 Category Management  Annual Category Management Conference at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV
Info: www.catman.global/events/annual-conference

March 2019

3-6  Technology  Shoptalk, the Tech Event for NextGen Commerce, at the Venetian in Las Vegas
Info: www.shoptalk.com

5-9 Natural Foods Natural Products Expo West at the Anaheim Hilton & Marriott / Annaheim Convention Center
Info: www.expowest.com and 303-998-9504

11-13  Shopper Marketing IRI Growth Summit at the Gaylord Resort in Denver, CO
Info: www.iriworldwide.com

17-20  International Food Trade Show IFE Biannual International Food & Drink Event at ExCeL London in England
Info: www.ife.co.uk

19-21  Food Processing  FPSA (Food Processing Suppliers Association) Annual Conference at La Cantera Resort & Spa in San Antonio, TX
Info: www.fpsa.org

26-29 Digital Signage  The Digital Signage Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center
Info: www.digitalsignageexpo.net

April 2019

2-4  Convenience NACS State of the Industry Summit at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Chicago, IL
Info: www.nacsonline.com and 703-684-3600

7-10   Bakery  American Baking Association (ABA) 2019 Convention at the Ritz-Carlton Naples in Naples, FL
Info: www.americanbakers.org

17  Loyalty-Engagement-Analytics-Digital Applications  CPGmatters & the Shopper Technology Institute's Spring Virtual LEAD Marketing Conference - the 15th Edition
Info: www.LEADMarketingConference.com and 216-534-9933

27-30  Pharmacy  NACDS (National Association of Chain Drug Stores) Annual Conference at the Breakers in Palm Beach, FL
info: www.nacds.org

30-May 2  International Food Trade Show  SIAL Canada North American Food Marketplace at the Enercare Centre in Toronto
Info: www.sialcanada.com

May 2019

4-5  International Health Foods Conference & Trade Show  CHFA (Canadian Health Foods Association) Quebec at the Palais des congres de Montreal in Montreal, QB, Canada
Info: www.chfa.ca

4-8  Retailing  Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC) 95th Annual Convention at the JW Marriott Desert Springs in Palm Desert, CA
Info: www.wafc.com and 562-497-1012

6-9  International Food Trade Show Tutto Food at the Milano World Food Exhibition in Milan, Italy
Info: www.tuttofood.it/en

June 2019

23-25  Fancy Food  National Association for the Specialty Food Trade (NASFT) 64th Summer International Fancy Food and Confection Show at the Javits Center in New York City
Info: www.specialtyfood.com and 212-482-6440

25-27 In-Store Marketing  GlobalShop 2019 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL
Info: www.globalshop.org